Michael brings extensive knowledge and experience to the company with over a decade of experience in commercial real estate as a licensed broker, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut.
Michael is a Commercial Real Estate Advisor, Power Broker and Owner of Regions Commercial, LLC, a commercial investment real estate firm located in Glastonbury, CT specializing in the sale of investment properties and tenant representation.
As a Power Broker and CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member, www.CCIM.com), Michael is a recognized expert in the Commercial and Investment Real Estate industry. The CCIM designation is earned after successfully completing a designation process that ensures CCIMs are proficient not only in theory, but also in practice. For the past 5 years Michael has served on the Board of Directors and is currently the 2016 President for the CCIM Connecticut Chapter that has a membership base in excess of 100 and counting of the leading commercial real estate deal makers in the State of Connecticut.
In addition to this, Michael has earned the prestigious SIOR (The SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL AND OFFICE REALTORS®, www.SIOR.com) designation, the leading professional office and industrial real estate association. SIOR represents today’s most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists in the world.
As a CCIM and SIOR, Michael has access to a global network that he leverages to ensure he maximizes his client’s commercial real estate investments for purposes of wealth building in order to achieve higher returns on investments than what his clients are currently receiving from the securities markets and other brokerage houses.
Michael serves as President of the Middletown, CT Exchange, one of America’s longest standing community service organizations that has been in existence for 92 years and remains dedicated to serving the needs of his local community.
Mr. Guidicelli is a dedicated advocate for his Clients offering professional guidance throughout the real estate transaction process. His services are available as part of a transaction commission and/or depending on the assignment, may be available on a consulting basis. The initial consultation is a welcome opportunity to understand the Clients’ needs and is available without obligation.
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Lisa has been brokering investment properties since 2003 and serves as the Managing Director of Regions Commercial’s Multi-family Investment Sales division overseeing a multi-million dollar sales team responsible for a dominating market share of multi-family investment sales in CT, MA, RI, and NY. Lisa’s expertise in 1031 exchanges, investment sales analysis, property management and development, and her partnership with Regions has resulted in the firm’ successful closure of over $50 million in annual sales transactions and has earned her the Costar Power Broker award. This success has allowed Lisa to assemble a personal portfolio of Multi-Family Real Estate in Connecticut, which allows her to leverage an investor’s perspective into her client representation.
Lisa graduated Cum Laude from American University in 1996 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management with a focus on Entrepreneurship and is currently pursuing her CCIM designation. Upon graduation, she worked as a Financial Analyst for Cambridge Associates, a leading investment consulting firm. In 1999, she developed and implemented a business plan that launched a start-up business North of Boston. Two years later, she sold the business that doubled her initial investment.
Lisa volunteers locally as an Angel of Hope anonymously helping people in need. She volunteers internationally, with her latest mission trip to Soroti Town, Uganda, Africa where she spearheaded fund raising efforts to help build a clean water well. As a result, this has spurred a welcome surprise of development in the area and illustrates that one gesture in the right place, at the right time, can change the lives of thousands forever.
Contact information: Lisa@RegionsCommercial.com
Lennie has extensive small business experience and is well versed on the significant challenges of making the right property choice commitments for organizations both small and large. As Landlord and Property Manager of a large office building, he has hands on experience on both sides of the leasing process, recognizing and meeting a wide array of Tenant needs. As Developer of Centerpoint Connecticut, a LEED Silver green, a 135,000 SF office park, he has hands on experience in permitting, construction, property financing, lease negotiations and property management.
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Joe Nguyen, Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Joe is both well-educated and well-experienced in marketing, sales and business administration. With an MBA and extensive experience in business start-up, development and management, Joe brings a strong commitment to brokerage representation for clients in the acquisition, sales, and leasing processes. Mr. Nguyen’s marketing abilities and his detail-oriented and energetic personality and strengths insures focus, dedication and capabilities in successfully negotiating and closing commercial property transactions.
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Jessica comes to Regions Commercial as a life long entrepreneur with a degree from Arizona State University and a passion for business and real estate. Jessica’s grandparents Ruth and Harry Fraser began R & H Properties out of California over 40 years ago and left to their children and grandchildren a passion for multi-family and commercial real estate investing. In 2011, Jessica became very active in R & H Properties which lead her down the path of getting her real estate license and certification in Commercial and Investment Real Estate with the New Haven / Middlesex Association of Realtors. Jessica’s goal with Regions Commercial is to bring her personal experience with a strong investment group as well as her personal experience as a small business owner to her customers and clients, providing them with expertise, excellent service and understanding.
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Rocco Gondek, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Jack Welch School of Business at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. He comes from a background of commercial real estate investing and construction, giving Rocco a unique perspective on real estate to share with his clients. Additionally, he is very skilled operating a state of the art CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) program which serves as an added-value to his clients in trying to understand space utilization. His father owns the reputable Gondek Construction located in South Glastonbury; servicing Glastonbury and surrounding towns. Rocco has been around construction his whole life and collaborates with Gondek Construction as a benefit to his clients in understanding the feasibility, costs of development and re-development of projects. Rocco played Division 1 baseball for Sacred Heart University. He also works at Glastonbury High School as the Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach.
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Amanda is a Senior Associate on the Lisa Cozzi Multi-family Investment Sales team. Throughout her career, Amanda has closed several large multi-family investment portfolios, with annual sales in excess of $30,000,000, earning her team the Costar Power Broker award. Amanda graduated from Post University with a Master’s Degree in Human Services and she holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Southern Connecticut State University in Psychology and Public Health.
Amanda represents investors with their acquisitions through locating, negotiating and closing many asset types. Clients that are disposing of their assets, have benefited from creative marketing techniques and win-win negotiating strategies. Amanda has knowledge of the current market conditions, trends and prices. She also has experience evaluating properties and providing owners with a knowledge based market evaluation of their assets. Amanda’s focus is on providing the highest level of customer service to her clients while applying great attention to detail throughout each transaction.
Amanda is an active volunteer with Hands on Hartford & Partner Organizations to serve the local residents in need and to give back to the community, and she has volunteered with Waterbury Youth Services.
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Brittney Gondek, Commercial Real Estate Advisor
Brittney Gondek, a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Plymouth State University with a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design with two minors Business Administration and Professional Communications, also a member of Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society. Comes from a background in real estate investing, design and construction. Brittney owns Brittney Gondek Design LLC which helps her bring a unique perspective on real estate to her clients. She is skilled with designing and rehabbing residential and commercial income properties as well as using CAD programs that can help clients with space utilization. Her background in construction started at a young age with her father owning the reputable Gondek Construction located in South Glastonbury; servicing Glastonbury and the surrounding towns. This benefits her clients for the understanding of costs of development and re-development of projects.
Brittney volunteers as a Big Sister in the Big Brother Big Sister program helping to mentor a child in need helping her to reach her highest potential. She has been matched for four years and many more to come.
Contact Information: Brittney@regionscommercial.com
Fernando joins Regions as an Associate on the Lisa Cozzi Multi-family Investment Sales team. Fernando prides himself in his passionate drive to serve his client’s best interests and provide unparalleled customer service. He is dedicated, knowledgeable, and committed to finding the perfect property for his clientele. Fernando brings experience as a landlord and property owner to guide clients through the identifying, negotiating and closing process. He continuously seeks to stay ahead of the game when it comes to market education, technology and trends.
Contact Information: Fernando@regionscommercial.com
Stephanie Romano is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, where she received a BS in Allied Health Sciences with a concentration in Health Promotion and a minor in Psychology. She has been a Connecticut entrepreneur, broker, and real estate investor for many years and has a developed a creative eye for real estate acquisition through her diverse knowledge base.
Stephanie accidentally fell in love with business during her first job after graduation in the healthcare field. Here, she began planning, marketing, coordinating, and executing grant programs and dispersing grant monies to qualified locals. Very quickly, her skills in business and finance as well as communications were identified by her superiors and her job description shifted from the practice and execution of healthcare to the business and financial aspect; she became a sort of financial liaison for her department. Building on her background in health and science, she used her love of research and problem solving to expand on the new business influence of her career and shifted her job description further into this direction. Soon afterward, she started looking for opportunities to develop these skills even further and so she began investing in real estate part time. After six months, the pull was too strong and she shifted once more to working in real estate full time where she has stayed ever since.
She has spent the past four years as a real estate investor and a broker, practicing all over her home state of Connecticut. Her interests and specialties lie within the commercial and investment markets, and she has found a happy home following in the footsteps of the Regions leadership.
She is an active member of the Eastern Connecticut Association of Realtors and the Greater Hartford Association of Realtors and is currently pursuing her CCIM designation.
Her main interests are centered around her family and her community and so she tries to immerse herself in the local culture and give back whenever she can. She considers herself a lifelong learner and spends a lot of her free time reading. If you need to, you can get her away from a book with art, cinema, or food. An athlete by nature, she always enjoys a little friendly competition and has yet to lose a game of foosball.